Demolition activities at Domino Sugar site are causing significant dust formation. Winds from the East River carry the dust land inwards into the residential neighborhoods of Williamsburg.
A.G. Schneiderman and DEC Commissioner Martens have announced $395K in the first round of grants from Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF), which was created from $19.5M paid By ExxonMobil in settlement with the State of New York over the Greenpoint oil spill.
Christmas trees are a crop the same as cut flowers or broccoli. When you’re buying a live tree, you aren’t “killing” a tree any more than you would be “killing” a rose or a cauliflower.
The Domino Sugar Factory, a landmark site, is about to be demolished for more upscale residential/office space development—a la Bloomberg—and in several recent articles in the New York Times…
Friday, November 8, 2013, 8pm – midnight @ BIBA (110 Kent Ave.) Williamsburg
The $19.5 million Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF) is ready for your proposals for projects to improve Greenpoint’s environment.
Today, the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI), along with cities, artists, activists and citizens around the globe will temporarily transform metered parking spaces into public parks and other social spaces, as part of an annual event called “PARK(ing) Day.”
This Year’s Environmental Program Presents films that address climate change, land use, pollution abatement,and the powerful role individuals can play in halting environmental degradation. Panel / Q&A: Dewey Thompson, Kate Zidar, Lisa Garrison, and filmmakers.
Help invest $19,500,000, obtained by the State of New York in a settlement with ExxonMobil, in “Environmental Benefit Projects” (EBPs) in the community.
There are some things that we can do, every day, to improve our air quality; simply decrease the carbon output and increase the carbon intake and release of oxygen. Plants are great air cleaners.